ROLE PLAYERS :

Amit Mangwani, Director of Retail Marketing, Asia Pacific & Japan, Intel

Anuvrat Rao, Head of Product Partnerships (India & Southeast Asia), Google

David Ndome, Head - Digital & Proximity Banking, National Bank of Kenya

Mike Ghasemi, Research Director, IDC Retail Insights Asia Pacific & WW Hospitality, IDC Asia/Pacific

Ashish Dhir, Business Development Head (Retail), Cheil India

Bhavik Jhaveri, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Pretr Pvt. Ltd.

D. Suresh Jain, Managing Director, Kesar Gift Mart Pvt. Ltd.

K Radhakrishnan, Co-Founder, www.Grocermax.com & online grocery store

Kapil Malhotra, Founder and Managing Director, Total Solutions Group

Manoj Tripathi, Vice President, TCI Supply Chain Solutions

Mohit Dhanjal, Director Retail, Raymond Limited

Niharika Verma, Founder, BonOrganik Apparels Private Limited

Puneet Mansukhani, Executive Director – Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

Rajesh Jain, MD & CEO, Sports and Leisure Apparel Limited (Lacoste Licensee in India)

Rakesh Tejura, Partner, Beautiful Garments

Seshu Kumar Tirumala, National Head - Buying & Merchandising, Super Market Grocery Supplies Pvt. Ltd.

Shabori Das, Senior Research Analyst, Euromonitor International

T. V. Swamenathan, Director, Connexions Retail Stores Private Limited

Vaibhav Mittal, Founder & COO, Lovely Lifestyle

Venkat Nott, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Vinculum Group

Vijay Kapoor, Founder and Managing Director, Derby Jeans Community

Vikram Sehgal, VP, Research Director - Data Serving Customer Insights Professionals, Forrester Research, Inc.






   ROLE PLAYERS :

Abhishek Joshi, Head of Digital Marketing, Housejoy.in

Akhil Minocha, Vice President – Sales , Asia Pacific & Japan, Accelerite

Akshay Agrawal, Digitl Marekting Lead, BigStylist.com

Amit Sharma, Senior Vice President, Head - Digital Marketing & E-Commerce, Max Life Insurance

Arush Mahajan, Head of E-Commerce, House of Anita Dongre

Ashneer Grover, Chief Financial Officer, Grofers

Harshvardhan Singh Chauhan, Director & Business Head, ShopClues.com

Mahashweta Shah, Buying Head - Sustainable Fashion & Lifestyle@ajio.com, Reliance Retail Pvt. Ltd.

Mahul Brahma, Head-Corporate Communications and Branding, Mjunction service pvt. Ltd.

Maneesh Mittal, Head - E-Commerce & Big Data, Infiniti Retail Limited, Croma - A TATA Enterprise

Manoj Kumar, Business Head, E-Commerce, Spencer's Retail Limited

Nitin Motwani, Founder and Chief Technical Officer, BookMyForex.com

Punit Modhgil, Director and Co-Founder, Octane Marketing

Satyarth Priyedarshi, Assistant Vice President, Reliance Jio

Soumajit Bhowmik, Director, E-Commerce, Capillary Technologies

Sumit Chhazed, Co-Founder, CredR (Incredible Technologies Private Limited)

Sunil Unni, Business Consultant

Veneet Koul, Business Head, Sahiba Limited

Vikram M Jain, Founder, Jamsticks.com

Vardhan Phadnis, Director and Chief Operating Officer, Shoptimize India Pvt. Ltd.






   ROLE PLAYERS :

Ramesh Shanmuganathan, EVP & Group CIO, John Keells Group

Jonathan Elms, Associate Professor - The Sir Stephen Tindall Chair in Retail Management, Director - Centre for Advanced Retail Studies (CARS)

Edouard-Nicolas DUBAR, Managing Partner, Headlight International

Prof.Dr.Bernd Hallier, President, European Retail Academy

Sumit Bathla, General Manager, Alfuttaim Group

Simon Hathaway, Global Chief Retail Officer, Cheil Worldwide

Suzie Wokabi, Founder and Chief Creative Officer, SuzieBeauty Ltd.

Swarooprani Muralidhar, Senior Analyst , Fung Business Intelligence Centre—Global Retail & Technology

Ajay Rakheja, Chief Executive Officer & MD, creindia.com

Sunil Nayak, CEO, Reliance Jewels

Nirav Momaya , CEO, Gourmet Gelato

Sekhar Rao, Head of Strategy & Change Management , Catholic Syrian Bank

Ashok Kaul, CEO Retail, Bombay Dyeing

Kinjal Shah, Chief Executive Officer, Crossword Bookstoresp

Sumant Kasliwal, Founder & CEO, 20Dresses.com

Mohini Binepal, Co-founder & Head – Retail , RUOSH

Asif Merchant, Managing Director, Catwalk Worldwide

Vijay Kapoor, Managing Director, Derby Jeans Community

Zubin Cooper, CEO, Bentel Associates

G. Sankar, Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Footprint & Payless ShoeSource

Nissan Joseph, Managing Director , Crocs India Pvt Ltd.

Rajiv Merchant, MD & CEO, Indian Home Variation & Distribution LLP

Mohit Dhanjal, Director Retail, Raymond Limited

Chirantan Kislae, Co-founder, MyTrolley India Private Limited

Rahul Puri, VP-IT and CISO, Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd

Pankaj Acharya, Founder & CEO, PURPLE FOCUS &MAD(e) IN INDIA

Rajesh Jain, MD & CEO, Lacoste India (Sports and Leisure Apparel Limited)

Basaveshwar Aniyappanavar, Senior Director, Mindtree Ltd.

Vikram Idnani, CIO, Trent Retail

Akshay Chaturvedi, Managing Director, Housefull International Ltd.

Abnesh Raina, CEO and Founder, PlumSlice Labs

Pranav Bhruguwar, Founder & COO, ShopR360

Abhay Gupta, Founder & CEO, Luxury Connect & Luxury Connect Business School (LCBS)

Rajendra Kalkar, President - West, The Phoenix Mills Ltd

Dharmender Matai, Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Retail

Anand Sundaram, Chief Executive Officer, Pioneer Property Zone Services Pvt. Ltd

Prakash K. Mohapatra, Global Analytics Portfolio Marketing Lead, Retail & Consumer Products Industry, IBM Analytics, IBM India Pvt. Ltd.

Abheek Singhi, Senior Partner and Director, The Boston Consulting Group

Vijay Jain, Chief Executive Officer, Orra Fine Jewellery Pvt Ltd

L Subhash Chandra, MD, Sangeetha Mobiles

Deepak Pillai, Director- retailer and Category management services, Nielsen

Sharad Venkta, Director- CEO, Toonz Retail India Private Limited

Prakash Gopal Wakankar, Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Retail Pvt Ltd

Anurag Mathur, Partner|Leader Consumer Goods & Retail, PwC India

Utsav Seth, CEO and Managing Director, Pavers England Limited

Manish Mandhana, Managing Director, Mandhana Industries Limited

Ankur Dhawan, Chief Business Officer (Resale Transaction), PropTiger.com

Vijay Talreja, Co-Founder and Director, Adapty Solutions Pvt Ltd

Deepak Chandnani, Chief Executive Officer, Worldline South Asia and Middle East




   ADVISORY COUNCIL :

Anil Verma, Chief Operating Officer, Delsey

Animesh Ikshit, Sr. General Manger(Projects and VM), Benetton India Pvt. Ltd.

Ananta Raghuvanshi, Executive Director - Sales and Marketing, DLF Limited

Anjan Sanyal, Product and Licensing Manage, Woolmark Services India Pvt Ltd

Anup Pillai, Chief Operating Officer, Breadworks Gourmet Foods Pvt. Ltd.

Anurag Rajpal, Director and CEO, The American Swan Lifestyle Company Pvt. Ltd.

Asil Attar, CEO, Lead Associates

Chandrasekhar Choudhury, Proprietor, Exquisite Joaillerie

Christopher Brace, Founder and CEO, Shopper Intelligence

Darshana Shah, Senior VP - Marketing & Visual Merchandising, HyperCity Retail India Ltd.

Dheeraj Dogra, Group CMO, Shristi Corp

Daniel Wan, Founder & President, Asia Society of Visual Merchandisers

Diana Cawley, Global Head of Retail, Cheil Worldwide

Dinaz Madhukar, Senior Vice President, DLF Promenade

Elin Hansen, Owner, ElinHansen.com

Gagan Jain, Founder,Sharvian Fashion Art Ltd (www.rangrage.in)

Ivana Perovic, CEO, AP Group

Jermina Menon, Head Marketing, Vision Express

Jai Prakash Tolani, Head of Retail, Viva Venture

Jonathan Webb, Shopper & Co-Founder, Retail in Action Ltd.

Ketan Vyas, Managing Director, M V Shoecare Pvt. Ltd.

Manoj Chandra, Founder and CEO, AllSchoolstuff.com

Mohammad I B Alawi, CEO, Red Sea Markets Co.

Mahipat Singh, Partner, Minima Holdings S.A

Natasha Shah, Founder, The Natures Co.

Nancy Georges, The Retail Miss Fix - it, Magnolia Solutions Pty Ltd.

Omar Gaafar, General Manager (Cairo Festival City Mall), Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate

Parag Dani, Retail Director, Levi Strauss

Roy Timmerman, VP International, Daymon Interactions

Sharad Mathur, VP & Head - Retail, SBI General Insurance Co Ltd

Sudhir Pai, Business Head , HAMLEYS, Reliance Brands Limited

Sagar Daryani, Founder, Wow! MoMo

Sandeep Ahuja, Managing Director, VLCC Healthcare Ltd

Shubhojit Pakrasi, GM - BD and Marketing, Junction Mall

Srinivas Mothey, Co - Founder, GiftingNation.com

Saravana Gughan S D, VP and Category Head Fresh Food & Beverage Services, Reliance Retail Ltd (Value Format)

T P Pratap, Co Founder and CMO, Qwik Cilver

Wayne Milano, SVP / Managing Director, APAC Sourcing, Abercrombie & Fitch

Yogeshwar Sharma, Chief Operating Officer, Select Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.

Clive Woodger, Chairman, SCG London

Tara Prabhakar, Regional Managing Director (Retail and Shopper), TNS Asia Pacific

Himmat Lodhia, President, Fiji Retailers Association

Patrick Osawere, CEO, trendshoppers.com

Vikram Raizada, Executive Director & CEO Retail, Tara Jewellers

Nguyen Tan, Country Representative – Vietnam & South East Asia Agent, Intercoop House & Garden Cooperative

Pawoot Pongvitayapanu, Founder & MD Tarad Dot Com Ltd., President & Founder Thai E-Commerce Association

Kishore Gopalakrishna Pillai, Professor of Marketing, Bradford University School of Management

Prakash (PK) Menon, CEO and Executive Director, PK Menon Pty. Ltd.

Daniel Latev, Head of Retailing, Euromonitor International






   ROLE PLAYERS :

Connie Cheng, Shopper Practice Leader, Nielsen Southeast Asia, North Asia and Pacific

Dr. Saeed Zaki, Regional Managing Director, dwp Southeast Asia

Marc Mcquain, Vindico Retail – Cofounder and Director, POP Modular – Cofounder and Director

Tina Manikas, PRESIDENT FCB/RED, Worldwide Retail Officer FCB Global

Debbie Stanford Kristiansen, CEO, Novo Cinemas

Daniel Latev, Head of Retailing, Euromonitor International

Alison Carr, IIDA, NCIDQ, Retail Design Director, Gensler

Ankur Gupta, Senior Director - Big Data, Sears Holdings Corporation, General Manager - MetaScale

Basem Bindary, Head of business development, GSK Consumer Health Company

Mr. Ramamurthy Thiagarajan, Regional Strategy and Operations Director, Nakumatt Holdings




   ADVISORY COUNCIL :

Anil Verma, Chief Operating Officer, Delsey

Animesh Ikshit, Sr. General Manger(Projects and VM), Benetton India Pvt. Ltd.

Ananta Raghuvanshi, Executive Director - Sales and Marketing, DLF Limited

Anjan Sanyal, Product and Licensing Manage, Woolmark Services India Pvt Ltd

Anup Pillai, Chief Operating Officer, Breadworks Gourmet Foods Pvt. Ltd.

Anurag Rajpal, Director and CEO, The American Swan Lifestyle Company Pvt. Ltd.

Asil Attar, CEO, Lead Associates

Chandrasekhar Choudhury, Proprietor, Exquisite Joaillerie

Christopher Brace, Founder and CEO, Shopper Intelligence

Darshana Shah, Senior VP - Marketing & Visual Merchandising, HyperCity Retail India Ltd.

Dheeraj Dogra, Group CMO, Shristi Corp

Daniel Wan, Founder & President, Asia Society of Visual Merchandisers

Diana Cawley, Global Head of Retail, Cheil Worldwide

Dinaz Madhukar, Senior Vice President, DLF Promenade

Elin Hansen, Owner, ElinHansen.com

Gagan Jain, Founder,Sharvian Fashion Art Ltd (www.rangrage.in)

Ivana Perovic, CEO, AP Group

Jermina Menon, Head Marketing, Vision Express

Jai Prakash Tolani, Head of Retail, Viva Venture

Jonathan Webb, Shopper & Co-Founder, Retail in Action Ltd.

Ketan Vyas, Managing Director, M V Shoecare Pvt. Ltd.

Manoj Chandra, Founder and CEO, AllSchoolstuff.com

Mohammad I B Alawi, CEO, Red Sea Markets Co.

Mahipat Singh, Partner, Minima Holdings S.A

Natasha Shah, Founder, The Natures Co.

Nancy Georges, The Retail Miss Fix - it, Magnolia Solutions Pty Ltd.

Omar Gaafar, General Manager (Cairo Festival City Mall), Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate

Parag Dani, Retail Director, Levi Strauss

Roy Timmerman, VP International, Daymon Interactions

Sharad Mathur, VP & Head - Retail, SBI General Insurance Co Ltd

Sudhir Pai, Business Head , HAMLEYS, Reliance Brands Limited

Sagar Daryani, Founder, Wow! MoMo

Sandeep Ahuja, Managing Director, VLCC Healthcare Ltd

Shubhojit Pakrasi, GM - BD and Marketing, Junction Mall

Srinivas Mothey, Co - Founder, GiftingNation.com

Saravana Gughan S D, VP and Category Head Fresh Food & Beverage Services, Reliance Retail Ltd (Value Format)

T P Pratap, Co Founder and CMO, Qwik Cilver

Wayne Milano, SVP / Managing Director, APAC Sourcing, Abercrombie & Fitch

Yogeshwar Sharma, Chief Operating Officer, Select Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.

Clive Woodger, Chairman, SCG London

Tara Prabhakar, Regional Managing Director (Retail and Shopper), TNS Asia Pacific

Himmat Lodhia, President, Fiji Retailers Association

Patrick Osawere, CEO, trendshoppers.com

Vikram Raizada, Executive Director & CEO Retail, Tara Jewellers

Nguyen Tan, Country Representative – Vietnam & South East Asia Agent, Intercoop House & Garden Cooperative

Pawoot Pongvitayapanu, Founder & MD Tarad Dot Com Ltd., President & Founder Thai E-Commerce Association

Kishore Gopalakrishna Pillai, Professor of Marketing, Bradford University School of Management

Prakash (PK) Menon, CEO and Executive Director, PK Menon Pty. Ltd.

Daniel Latev, Head of Retailing, Euromonitor International






   ROLE PLAYERS :

Anshul Jain , Chief Executive Officer, DTZ India

Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head – India, Jones Lang LaSalle

Balwinder Singh, Vice- President – Sales, Artha Group

Diana Cawley, Head of Global Retail, Cheil

Debbie Stanford Kristiansen, CEO, Novo Cinemas

Daniel Wan, Founder & President, Asia Society of Visual Merchandisers

Dheeraj Dogra, Group Chief Marketing Officer, Shristi Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd.

Hemchandra Javeri, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Forum Synergies (India) PE Fund Managers Pvt. Ltd.

Ivana Perovic, CEO, AP Group

Jonathan Webb, Shopper and Co- Founder, Retail in Action Ltd.

Joe Verghese, Managing Director, Colliers International

Ketan Sanghvi, Director-Strategy & Leasing, Beyond Squarefeet Advisory Pvt. Ltd.

Karan Behal, Founder-CEO, MTC Ecom

Kiran Murthi, CEO, getitBazaar

Lucy Unger, Managing Director, South Asia, FITCH

Manmohan Agarwal , Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Big Shoe Bazaar (Brand owner Yebhi.com)

Mahipat Singh, Partner & Director, Minima Retail Group (Russia)

Mrithyunjay V. Amblimath , Head of WholesaleBusiness & E-Commerce, BESTSELLER India

Omar Gaafar, General Manager, (Cairo Festival City Mall) Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate

Puru Gupta, CEO & Co-founder, Healthy World

Prakash (PK) Menon, CEO and Executive Director, PK Menon Pty. Ltd.

Pakhie Saxena, Associate Director, Technopak Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Ram Iyer, Executive Vice President – Retail, Vodafone India

Reshma Nagpal, Founder & CEO – 'e-bee', Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer - Dynamic Vertical Solutions

Rajesh Chakrabarti , Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Innovation Officer, Reliance Commercial Finance & Reliance Home Finance

Rahul Narverkar, CEO, IndianRoots

Shoaib Ahmed, President – Sales and Marketing, Tally Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Shivanandan Pare, Head E-commerce, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle

Stuart Richard Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Restore Solutions

Sanjay Dutt, Executive Managing Director-South Asia, Cushman & Wakefield

Sandeep Ahuja, Managing Director, VLCC Health Care Ltd.

Saroshi Dubash, Director, Abans Pvt. Ltd.

Silvio Liedtke, Chief Operating Officer, Landmarkgroup.com

T P Pratap, CoFounder & CMO, QwikCilver Solutions & GiftBig.com

Vineet Kanaujia, Vice President – Marketing, Safexpress Private Limited

Vinay Bhatia, Customer Care Associate & Senior Vice President - Marketing & Loyalty, Shoppers Stop Limited

Vikram Raizada, Executive Director & CEO Retail, Tara Jewellers

Vivek Kaul, Head Retail Services, CBRE India






   ROLE PLAYERS :

Abhra Banerjee, Executive Business Head, Century Ply Boards

Anil Rajpal, Head Retail & Consumer Products, India Global Consulting Practice, Tata Consultancy Services

Arif Sheikh, CEO & ED, Entertainment World Developers Ltd.

Cyrus Engineer, Head – Sales & Marketing, Tata Realty and Infrastructure Limited

Elin & Taner Kilicarslan, Founders and New Media Specialists, 74by2

Fadi Malas, CEO, Just Falafel

Hemchandra Javeri, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Forum Synergies (India) PE Fund Managers Pvt. Ltd.

Hemchandra Javeri, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Forum Synergies (India) PE Fund Managers Pvt. Ltd.

Jeetendra Joshi, Director, Reasoning Global Applications Pvt Ltd (MartJack)

Jakob Gottlieb, Co-founder, ID24

Malik Qaiser Awan, Chief Executive Officer, Ezdan Shopping Malls

Mohammad Iqbal B.H. Alawi, Chief Executive Officer, Red Sea Markets Co. Ltd.

Mark Ladham, President - Home Division, Future Group

Muwaffaq M Jamal, Chief Executive Officer, Azizia Panda United

Nisreen Shocair, President, Virgin Megastore

Nina Lekhi, CEO and Founder, Baggit

Nancy Georges, The Retail Miss Fix - it, Magnolia Solutions Pty Ltd.

Naveen Luthra, Vice President – Strategic Alliances, GETIT Infoservices Ltd.

Paul Marks, General Manager, Build-A-Bear Workshop Gulf States

Ranjan L G De Silva, Partner and Senior Management Consultant, Sensei International

Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head - Business Development, TCI

Shonee M Mirchandani, Managing Partner, Bookzine

S.A.Vasudevamurthy, Chairman & Managing Dirctor, Ratnagiri Impex Pvt. Ltd.

Tania Moubader, Director, Retail Operations, Atlantis, The Palm.

Vishal Mirchandani, CEO – Retail & Commercial, Brigade Enterprises Limited

Vineet Kanaujia, Vice President – Marketing, Safexpress Private Limited

Dr. Wu Jianzhong, Chairman, Wumart Stores, Inc.






   ROLE PLAYERS :

Ajoy Krishnamurti, Chief Executive Officer, Ishanya

Anisha Singh, Founder and CEO, mydala.com

Ankur Shiv Bhandari, Managing Director (Indian sub-continent), Kantar Retail (a WPP Company)

Anthony D'Onofrio, Vice President - Global Accounts / Source Tagging, Tyco Retail Solutions

Aparna Ranadive, Head Human Resources & Administration, HyperCITY Retail (India) Ltd.

Asheeta Chhabra, Head - Business Development, Chhabra Triple Five Fashions Pvt. Ltd.

Chhaya Momaya, Director, Pagoda Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

David Blair, Managing Director (South Asia), Fitch

Debashis Mitra, Director Sales & Marketing, Mercedes Benz India Pvt. Ltd.

Debashish Mukherjee, Partner and Vice-President, A.T. Kearney Ltd.

Deepti Goel, Head – Mall Strategy, Ambience Malls

Dheeraj Dogra, National Director - Retail Advisory, BNP Paribas Real Estate & Infrastructure Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd.

Dulles Krishnan, Director, Commerce Sales & Smarter Commerce Growth Markets, IBM

Geethaa Ghaneckar, Director HR & Head - Learning and Organization Development, Raymond Ltd.

Kapil Malhotra, Founder & Managing Director, The Total Solutions Group

Nihar Ranjan Ghosh, ED - Human Resources (Retail Sector), RP - Sanjiv Goenka Group

Peter Magill, VP - Global Development Retail, DHL Supply Chain

Rajkiran Kanagala, Vice President & National Head, Business Development, TCI Supply Chain Solutions

Ranjan De Silva, Chief Executive Officer - Rahimafrooz Superstores Ltd., Partner - Sensei

Robbie Robertson, Managing Director & co‐founder, e2

Sadashiv Nayak, Joint CEO, Future Value Retail Ltd.

Shabnam Singhal, Founder and Owner, SIRIUS D&E

Steve DelGiorno, Vice President, Asia Operations, Daymon Worldwide, Inc

Sukanya Bose-De, Director, Planet Dezign (I) Pvt. Ltd.

Sundeep Malhotra, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, HomeShop18

Tara Prabhakar, Retail Development Director, TNS Asia-Pacific

Vincenzo J. Ciummo, Managing Director, Global, Perception Research Services International

Vineet Kanaujia, GM - Marketing, Safexpress Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Virendra P. Singh, Executive Director- Human Resources & Chief Pupil, RJ Corp / Devyani International Ltd. / Devyani Food Street Ltd.




   ADVISORY COUNCIL :

Ross Haxton, Group Director, SCG London

Prof. Gerard Cliquet, Professor of Marketing and Retailing, IGR-IAE University of Rennes 1

Mukul Rastogi, Vice President - HR, ITC Ltd. (Lifestyle Retailing Business Division)

David Blair, Managing Director (South Asia), Fitch

Dheeraj Dogra, National Director - Retail Advisory, BNP Paribas Real Estate & Infrastructure Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd.

David Arambhan,Account Director - General Retail, NCR Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.

Debashish Mukherjee, Partner & VP, A. T. Kearney

Terry Waterhouse, Director, Red Goodss Ltd.

Hussein Lalani, Co-founder, 99p Stores Ltd.

Bhuwan Gaurav, Head of Marketing - Tanishq, Titan Industries

Arif Sheikh, Executive Director, Entertainment World Developers Ltd.

Yogeshwar Sharma, Asst. VP - Commercial & Leasing, Select Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.

Rahul Narvekar, Co-Founder & Director, Fashion and You

Naresh Gupta, Head Brand Strategy, iYogi

Ajay Mehra, Managing Director, Mehrasons Jewellers

Asitava Sen, Director - Corporate Advisory & Public affairs (India), APCO Worldwide

Alok Jha, Vice President - Business Development & Marketing, Suvidhaa Infoserve

Jermina Menon, Head Mall Marketing, Propcare Mall Management (I) Pvt. Ltd.

Dewang Neralla, Director, Atom Technologies

K G George, VP - Retail, Prestige Smart KItchens

Sudhir Pai, Sr. VP and Head of Hamleys, Reliance Retail

Sanjay Goel, Chairman, GTC GROUP

Parag Dani, Head Retail, Levi Strauss India

Vinay Bhatia, Customer Care Associate & VP - Marketing & Loyalty, Shopper's Stop Ltd.

Milan Saini, Country Head and MD, Cinepolis India

R.V. Balasubramaniam Iyer, Vice President - Talent Transformation - Reliance Industries Ltd.

Paras Arora, SVP - Retail, Anant Raj Projects

Sundeep Malhotra, Chief Executive Officer, HomeShop18

Kumar Vembu, Founder and CEO, GoFrugal Technologies

Peter Castella, Global Retail Director, Helly Hansen

Harshvendra Soin, Head Human Resources, Fortis Healthcare (India) Ltd.

Radha Ramanujam, CFO, Reliance Trends Ltd. & Reliance Footprints Ltd.

Gaurav Ahuja, COO, Red Ginger Hospitality India Pvt. Ltd.

David Leung, Sales Director, Haya Design & Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

Mark Millar, Managing Director, MPower Associates

Sumit Chandna, VP Buying & Merchandising (FMCG), Aditya Birla Retail Ltd.

Brian Walker, Managing Director, Retail Doctor Group

Shabnam Singhal, Founder and Owner, SIRIUS D&E

Puneet Avasthi, Vice President and Research Services Director, IMRB Retail

R. Kannan, President, RAMMS India

Shubhranshu Pani, Managing Director - Retail, Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj

Sameer Sikka, Retail Head, Victorinox India (P) Ltd.

Sunil Punjabi, CEO, Cinemax India Ltd.

Rajiv Mehta, MD, PUMA India

Sanjay Coutinho, Chief Executive Officer, Barista Coffee Company Ltd.

Ranjan De Silva, Chief Executive Officer, Rahimafrooz Superstores Ltd.

Tinku Singh, Group President, SRS Group

Vvikas Aroraa, Director - Marketing, Runwal Group

Glyn Phillips, Regional Director - India, Dalziel and Pow Design Consultants

Prakash Kalothia, MD and CEO, SUN-Apollo Real Estate Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Ashok Birmiwala, GM - Marketing and Retail Operations, Thomas Scott

Pradeep Katyal, CEO, FIOS Data Check Asia Pvt. Ltd.

David Haya, Sales Director, Beijing Haya Design & Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

Prakash Menon, Director, Shooii

Sukesh Madaan, Chief Executive Officer, Envent World

Fabrizio Valente, Founder partner of Kiki Lab; Co-founder of Ebeltoft - International Retail Experts

Anand Mehta, Director - Retail Vertical, Motorola Solutions Asia Pacific

G. S. Bhalla, Founder and CEO, Cocoberry Retail Pvt. Ltd.

Kaushik Chakravorty, COO - Retail and OOH, Vivaki Specialist Services

Arun Barathi, COO, Delhi Duty Free Services Pvt. Ltd.

Pralay Mondal, Country Head - Retail Assets & Credit Cards, HDFC Bank Ltd.

Harry Cheng, Founder and Director, Maidoindia

Atul Ahuja, Vice President - Retail, Apollo Pharmacy

Vijay Kapoor, Managing Director, Derby Clothing Pvt. Ltd.

Uday Dharmadhikari, Chief Executive Officer, Usha Breco Realty Ltd.

Vineet Singh, EVP and Business Head, 99acres.com

Rolf Blaser, Country Head, Nuance Group India Pvt. Ltd.

Nancy Georges, Founder, Magnolia Solutions

Alok Gupta, CEO - Essar Retail, Essar Investments Ltd.

Nihar Ranjan Ghosh, Executive Director - Human Resources (Retail Sector), RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group

Jagdish Krishnan, COO - Retail, Heritage Foods (India) Ltd.

Kedar Gavane, Director, India, comScore, Inc

Dr. V. P. Singh, Executive Director - Human Resources & Chief Pupil, RJ Corp

Himmat Lodhia, President, Fiji Retailers Association & Suva Retailers Association

Shumone Jaya Chatterjee, Vice President Marketing, Asia Pacific, Levi Strauss Asia Pacific Division

Vinod Sawhny, Executive Director & CEO, Beetel Teletech Ltd.

Shalini Naagar, Head - HR (India & South Asia), Marks & Spencer

Mahesh Shah, President (Home Care Division), Landmark Group






   ROLE PLAYERS :

Amitabh Mall, Principal, The Boston Consulting Group

Arun Sirdeshmukh, Chief Executive, Reliance Trends

Ashesh Amin, Director - Apparel & Retail, S Kumar Nationwide Ltd.

David Arambhan, Account Director - General Retail, NCR Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.

David Blair, MBA Managing Director, Fitch South Asia

Dayanand Allapur, Head of Human Resources, TESCO HSC

Debashish Mukherjee, Partner & VP, A. T. Kearney

Deepinder Kapany, Business Head, Reliance TimeOut

Dheeraj Dogra, National Director- Retail Advisory, BNP Paribas Real Estate & Infrastructure Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd

Dipita Chakraborty, Executive Director (Shopper & Retail Practice, India), The Nielsen Company

Girish Rao, CEO, ESSAR Hypermart

Glyn Phillips, Regional Director – India, Dalziel and Pow

Harish Mehta, Director, Logic ERP Solutions Pvt Ltd

Hussein Lalani, Co-founder, 99p Stores Ltd.

Irendra Chhabra, CEO - Retail Division, Baid Group

John Torella, Senior Partner, J. C. WILLIAMS GROUP

K A Narayan, President, HR, Raymond

K Ramakrishnan, President – Marketing, Café Coffee Day

Kevin Ervin Kelley, Principa, Shook Kelley

Kumar Vembu, Founder and CEO, GoFrugal Technologies

Lewis Allen, Director of Environments, Portland Design Environments Ltd.

Mahesh Shah, CEO, PHome Town (Future Group)

Manoj Chandra, Vice President, Bata India

Meheriar Patel, CTO and Head HR & Admin, Globus

Milan Saini, Country Head and Managing Director, Cinepolis India

Narayanan Ramaswamy, Executive Director, Business Advisory Services, KPMG

Niaz Rahim, Director, Rahimafrooz (Bangladesh) Ltd.

Nihar Ranjan Ghosh, Sr. Vice President - HR, RPG Retail Sector

Pankaj Renjhen, Managing Director (Retail Services), Jones Lang LaSalle

Peter Bracher, Managing Director, NSF-CMi Asia Pacific

Prof. Piyush K Sinha, Professor of Marketing & Chairperson, Centre for Retailing, IIM Ahmedabad

Pramod Arora, Group President, PVR Limited

pranay sinha, Managing Director, STAR Shopping Centres Pvt. Ltd.

Rahul Narvekar, Co. Founder & Director, Fashion And You

Rahul Sethi, President eCommerce, Ibibo web Pvt Ltd.

Rahul Vira, CEO, Gili India Ltd.

Rajkiran Kanagala, Head, Business Development, TCI Supply Chain Solutions

Ross Haxton, Group Director, SCG London

Samir Kuckreja, CEO & Managing Director, Nirula's

Sandeep Dhar, CEO, Tesco Hindustan Service Centre, Bangalore

Sanjay Coutinho, CEO and Director, Barista Lavazza

Sanjeev Kapoor, Chef Extraordinaire

Shashindra Nath Mishra, COO, Oxford Bookstore

Shubhranshu Pani, Managing Director - Retail, Jones Lang LaSalle

Sumit Chandna, VP Buying & Merchandising (FMCG), Aditya Birla Retail Ltd.

Tarun Joshi, Founder and Director, Crew Republica Retail Ltd.

Vinay Bhatia, Customer Care Associate & Vice President Marketing & Loyalty, Shopper's Stop Ltd.

Vineet Kanaujia, GM - Marketing, Safexpress Pvt. Ltd.

Vikas Prabhu, Head, IT, The Mobile Store

Wasim Khan, Director, Lemon Design Pvt. Ltd.

William S Webb MA, Senior Lecturer - Retail Management, The London College of Fashion




   ADVISORY COUNCIL :

PUNEET AVASTHI, Vice President and Research Services Director, IMRB Retail

KAPIL J PATHARE, Director, Maxwell Industries Ltd.

RAMESH JAYARAMAN, Managing Director – India, Tyco Fire & Security India Pvt. Ltd.

RAJEEV DHAL, Country Head, J9 Ventures

RADHA RAMANUJAN, Head Finance & Commercial, Reliance Retail Ltd.

SANJAY KARWA, Chief Executive Officer, PlanetM Retail Ltd.

HARSHVENDRA SOIN, Chief People Officer, Fortis Healthcare Limited

MUKUL RASTOGI, Vice President – HR, ITC Limited (Lifestyle Retailing Business Division)

AMITABH MALL, Principal, The Boston Consulting Group

SANJEEV DASGUPTA, President – Real Estate, ICICI Venture Funds Management Company

P. ANANDA MURTHY, President & Chief Executive Officer, Express Retail Services Pvt Ltd

SAURABH MITTAL, Global Practice Head – Customer Experience , Business Advisory Services, Wipro

NITU JAISWAL, Head – Sales & Business Development (Office & Institution Cash & Carry), Bharti Wal-Mart

PANKAJ JAJU, Executive Director (Investment Banking), Enam Securities Ltd.

J P BISWAS, VP (Leasing and Marketing), Vivacity

VIVEK SAGAR, CEO, Ingenico International India Pvt Ltd.

NITIN AGARWAL, Director, bigshoebazaar.com Pvt. Ltd.

SREE VIJAYKUMAR, Managing Director, All India Retail

RAJNISH MAHAJAN, Director Marketing, IDFL Network

VINEET GAUTAM, Country Manager, BestSeller

NANDINI SETHURAMAN, Marketing Director, Marks and Spencers India

KAPIL MALHOTRA, Managing Director, Total Retail Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

DHEERAJ DOGRA, National Director - Retail Advisory, BNP Paribas Real Estate & Infrastructure Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd

DAVID BLAIR, Managing Director (South Asia), Fitch

GENE SMITH, President, The Loss Prevention Foundation

CLIVE WOODGER, Managing Director, SCG London

STEPHEN OGDEN-BARNES, Senior Research Fellow - Retail Industry, Deakin University

MARK MILLAR, Speaker-Consultant-Advisor, M Power Associates

DR. MUMTAZ KUTTY, Founder and CEO, Trans Weave Inc

SAILESH SAVANI, CEO, Compulynx Ltd.

PETER CASTELLA, Global Retail Director, Helly Hansen






   ROLE PLAYERS :

Abid Sattar, SEVP & Group Executive (Retail & Consumer Banking), Habib Bank

Ajay Kaul, Chief Executive Officer, Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd.

Ajay Mago, CEO, Om Books Shops

Ambeek Khemka, Group President, Vishal Retail Ltd.

Amitabh Mall, Principal, Boston Consulting Group

Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head, Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj

Arun O Gupta, Group CIO, K Raheja Corp and Customer Care Associate & Group Chief Technology Officer, Shoppers Stop Limited.

Arvind Singhal, Director – Marketing, PR & Corporate Communications, McDonald's India (West & South)

Balvinder Singh Ahluwalia, President, Koutons Retail India Ltd.

Bijou Kurien, President and Chief Executive (Lifestyle Vertical) Reliance Retail Ltd.

Bijay Sahoo, President and Chief People Officer, Reliance Retail Ltd & Reliance Solar

Brenda Sternquist, Professor, Michigan State University.

Chetan Shah, Managing Director, PJL Clothing (India) Ltd.(Confirmation Awaited)

Clive Woodger, Managing Director, SCG London

David Roth, CEO (EMEA and Asia), The Store

Deepinder S Kapany, Business Head, Reliance TimeOut

Devang Sampat, Senior VP, Cinemax India Limited.

Farah Malik Bhanji, Executive Director, Metro Shoes

Jerry Gelsomino, Principal, Future Best

K Radhakrishnan, Managing Director, Aligned Business Partners

Kamlesh Barot, Director, Encore Hotels Pvt. Ltd.

Ken Nisch, Chairman, JGA Inc.

Leslie Hand, Research Director, Global Retail Insights

Mahesh Shah, CEO, Home Town

Mandy Saven, Editor, GDR Creative Intelligence.

Manish Kalani, Managing Director, Entertainment World Developers Pvt. Ltd.

Manish Kashyap, Managing Director - Transaction Services, CB Richard Ellis South Asia

Manish Parekh, Director, Nilkamal Ltd.

Mark Millar, Managing Director, M Power Associates

Marsha Blakeslee, GM – Industry Practices, UST Global

Mathieu Renard Biron, Vice President, Geodis

Nabi Saleh, Executive Chairman, Gloria Jean's Coffee International

Nihar Ranjan Ghosh, Senior VP – HR, RPG Retail Sector

Nikki Baird, Managing Partner, Retail Systems Research

Niraj Jaipuria, Head – Sales (Asia Pacific), BI Retail.

Niren Chaudhary, Managing Director (Indian Sub-continent), Yum! Restaurants

Pankaj Jaju, Senior VP, Investment Banking (Retail and Real Estate verticals) Enam Securities Pvt. Ltd.

Paul Jones, Global Director (Asset Protection), eBay

Peter Castella, Global Retail Director, Helly Hansen

Peter Nevhagen, Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Geodis Wilson

Prasad Kapre, Co-Chairman, FICCI Gems and Jewellery Committee and Managing Director, Blue Skies Business Management Group

Prodipta Sen, Vice President - Marketing & Corporate Affairs, Alpha G:Corp Development Private Limited.

Rahul Chadha, CEO, Religare Wellness Ltd.

Rahul Vira, CEO, Gili Ltd.

Rajiv Agarwal, CEO and Director, The Mobile Store Limited.

Rajiv Prakash, Head - Business Services and Director - Business Development & Strategy, Future Knowledge Services.

Rakesh Pandey, President - Retail & New Business development, Raymond Ltd.

Rakshit Hargave, Chief Operating Officer, Lakme Lever Pvt. Ltd.

Ramanathan Hariharan, Director, Landmark Group

S Gagarin, Chief GM, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation

Sandeep Dhar, CEO, Tesco Hindustan Service Centre

Sandeep Kulhalli, Vice President-Retail & Maketing-Tanishq, Titan Industries Ltd.

Sanjay Verma, Executive Managing Director (South Asia), Cushman & Wakefield

Saurabh Mittal, Global Practice Head – Customer Experience, Business Advisory Services, Wipro

Shashindra Nath Mishra, Chief Operating Officer, Apeejay Oxford Bookstores Pvt. Ltd.

Shravan Shroff, Managing Director, Fame Cinemas

Suhas Dutta, GDN Industry Lead – Retail, Accenture Services, India Delivery Centres

Sundeep Malhotra, CEO, HomeShop 18

T Seshu Kumar, Business Head - Rural Retail, ITC Limited - Agri Business Division

Thomas Varghese, CEO, Aditya Birla Retail Ltd.

Vinay Bhatia, Customer Care Associate & Vice President - Marketing & Loyalty, Shopper's Stop Limited.

Vijay Menon, CEO and Co-Founder, MobileNXT

Vinod Sawhny, President and COO, Bharti Retail

Vitaliy Podolskiy, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors Group "MOSMART"






   ROLE PLAYERS :

Andrew Clarke, Managing Partner, Asia Pacific Retail, Accenture

Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head, Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj

Asitava Sen, Director – Retail Consulting, The Nielsen Company

Brendan Dorrian, Chief Executive Officer, Patonz Ltd.

Brian Hume, Managing Director, Martec International Ltd (UK)

Clive Woodger, Managing Director, Strategic Consulting Group (SCG) London

Craig Phillipson, Founder and Managing Director, Shopworks

D P S Kohli, Chairman, Koutons Retail India Ltd.

David Roth, Chief Executive Officer, The Store WPP (EMEA and Asia)

Gerard Cliquet,Professor of Marketing & Retailing, IGR-IAE University of Rennes 1

Hari Darmawan, Chairman, FARA (Federation of Asia-Pasific Retailer Association)

John Torella, Senior Partner, J.C. Williams Group

John Wilcox, Chief of Operations, HyperCity Retail (India) Ltd.

Kashup Mehta, AVP e-commerce, Rediff.com

Dr. Kirill Turbanov, Head of Marketing, KIT Finance Investment Bank

Manoj Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, EZone and Electronics Bazaar

Mark Fox, CEO & Chairman, Novator Systems Ltd.

Nikki Baird, Managing Partner, Retail Systems Research

Prof. Nitin Sanghvi, Professor of Retail Marketing and Strategy, Manchester Business School, Director, The Retail Centre, Visiting Scholar, Harvard Business School

Rahul Sethi, Group Head e-commmerce, Web 18 Group.

Ravi Dhar, George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing & Director of the Yale Center for Customer Insights

Sankarson Banerjee, Chief Executivr Officer, FutureBazaar.com

Shailesh Savani, IT Director, Nakumatt Holdings Ltd.

Simon Holt, Head of Retail (APAC), ARC

Tarun Joshi, Managing Director, Brandhouse Retails Ltd.

Thomas Varghese, CEO, Aditya Birla Retail Limited.

Viney Singh, Managing Director, Max Hypermarket

Vinod Sawhny, President and COO, Bharti Retail Pvt Ltd.

Vivek Mathur, Customer Care Associate and VP - Corporate Planning & eCommerce, ShoppersStop Ltd.

Yuwadee Chirathivat, President, Central Department Store






   ADVISORY COUNCIL :

Tarun Joshi, CEO, Brandhouse Retails Ltd.

Tim Eynonn Director, Provogue India Ltd.

Sumantra Banerjee, President & Chief Executive, RPG Retail Group

Sanjeev Mohanty, Managing Director, Benetton India Ltd.

Ranjit Shahani, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Novartis India Limited

I. S. Narula, President & CEO, Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals Co. Ltd.

Pattabhi Rama Rao, President, Cookieman India

Ashutosh Garg,Chairman and Managing Director, Guardian Lifecare Private Limited

Anuj Puri, Chairman & Country Head,, Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj

H N Venkatesh, Managing Director, Markets India Infrastructure Ltd.

Sanjay Mehra, General Manager, Nike Inc

Surjya Meher, Vice President - Retail Business,, Sapat International Pvt. Ltd

R Amar Singh, Director Marketing, Geneva Software Technologies

Sachinder Bhinder, Vice President - Home Finance, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd

Ranjit Phalgunan, Director, KeyStone Group

Rajiv MerchantPresident - Domestic Business Division, Creative Mobus Fabrics Pvt. Ltd.

Rahab Ali Soni, Vice- President Sales & Marketing, Forum Projects Pvt Ltd.

Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Group Director, Indira Group of Institutes

Tushar Mehta, Sr. GM - Operations, Ishanya

Abhishek Bansal, Director, Pacific Development Corporation Ltd.

Nagaraj S, Chief Technologist – Retail, Sun Microsystems India Pvt. Ltd.

Mukesh Mathur, Director & Business Head, Oracle Retail India

Mohit Oberoi, Sr. Vice President & Business Head - Retail, Polaris Retail Infotech Ltd.

Kumar Pillai, General Manager – Retail, Coldwell Banker Goodwill Consultants

Jay Mehta, COO – Retail, Goldiam International Ltd.

Sriram Gaddam, CEO, Veriteyes

E. Balaji, Chief Operating Officer, Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd.

T.S.Ashwin, Managing Director, Odyssey India Ltd.

Ashish Kirpal Pandit, CEO, Fortis Healthworld Limited

Ashish Aneja, Managing Director, Aneja Developers & Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd

Abhijit Das, DGM (MALLS), Ansal API

Sukumar Narashimhan,Sr. Vice president-Supply Chain Management, Reliance Retail

Suresh D Bhatia, Country Head & Director, Major Brands India (P) Ltd.

Suhas Kataria, Founder & CEO, Kataria Estate Consultancy

Rakesh Kaul, Vice President, SUN GROUP

M. R. Subramonian, Managing Director, Adtech Systems Ltd.

Manjunath Jythinagar, Group President - Business Development, Gitanjali Gems Limited

Dr. V Kumar, ING Chair Professor and Executive Director, ING Center for Financial Services University of Connecticut

Ajay K Goyal, Vice President – Commercial, Reliance Industries Ltd.

Fazle A Naqvi, Executive Director, LMG Brands India (P) Limited

Sanjeev Kumar Asthana, President & CEO Agri & Food Supply Chain, Reliance Retail Ltd.

Apurva Gupta, Head - Retail & Leisure Advisory, ICICI HFC Ltd.

Venkata Krishna M Reddy, BU Supply Chain Director, Pepsi Foods Private Limited

Rohit Swarup, Director, Xplora Design Skool

Monish Gujral Managing, Director, Motimahal delux management services Pvt. Ltd.

Rajat Pandhi, Managing Director, Dixy Chicken India Pvt. Ltd.

Pankaj Gupta,Practice Head - Consumer & Retail, TATA Strategic Management Group

Arif Sheikh, Director Marketing – India, ELBIT India

Lalit Kumar, CEO & Director, EBONY RETAIL

Rajiv Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer, Inorbit Malls (I) Pvt. Ltd. (A group company of K Raheja Corp.)

S.Madhusudan Rao, Head - Crafts & Life Style Division, Kalanjali Arts & Crafts.

Vijay Ghei, Global Practice Head(Retail), NIIT Technologies Ltd.

Bala Deshpande, Director – Investments, ICICI Venture

Shishir Bajal, Chief Executive Officer, Kshitij Investment Advisory Co. Ltd.

Purvin Patel, Chief Operating Officer, Radhakrishna Foodland Pvt. Ltd.

Vishnu Prasad, CEO - Central & Brand Factory, Pantaloon Retail (India) Pvt Ltd

Venkat Nott, Director - Strategic Relationship, Vinculum Solutions Ltd

Vineet Agarwal, Executive Director, Transport Corporation of India Ltd.